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How to Make Rainbow Layer Cake

Just looking at this cake can make you happy. With layers of vibrant cake layers and easy instructions, this rainbow cake is an approachable showstopper.

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Tamales | America's Test Kitchen

Tamales are small, moist corn cakes that can be stuffed with a variety of fillings—usually shredded chicken, pork, or beef, or a combination of cheese and chiles.

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Sesame Noodles with Shredded Chicken | America's Test Kitchen

We set out to eliminate sticky noodles, gloppy sauce, and lackluster flavors.

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Chocolate Sheet Cake with Milk Chocolate Frosting | America's Test Kitchen

Our cake boasts a deeply chocolaty crumb, plush frosting, and a fuss-free method. Plus, it taught us something new about cocoa powder.

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Cream Cheese Brownies | America's Test Kitchen

Everyone loves a rich brownie. Tangy cheesecake is a slam dunk. It’s too bad that when they’re combined, you wind up with a cheesy center and watered-down chocolate.

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Foolproof New York Cheesecake | America's Test Kitchen

Our recipe produced lush texture and a beautiful brown top—but not for everyone. To solve this mystery, we had to delve into the secrets of ovens.

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Ciabatta | America's Test Kitchen

This Italian loaf boasts a crisp, flavorful crust and a chewy, open crumb—in the hands of a master. Where does that leave the rest of us?

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Cast-Iron Skillet Calzone | America's Test Kitchen

We reimagined a calzone as a pie with a top and bottom crust for a crowd-size version of this party favorite with a hefty dose of savory filling.

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Congo Bars | America's Test Kitchen

Had a chewy, full-flavored blondie lately? Or one with coconut like this variation? No? Well, neither had we.